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How to maintain motivation and a sense of meaning, study asks

How do those in health care avoid burnout, especially now?

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Work by UTC students makes things easier for hospital patients

Anna Tenpenny admits she was “geeking.” Walking through the brand-new Kennedy Outpatient Center for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, not only was she dazzled with the building itself, she also gazed with wonder upon the electronic kiosks that register patients at the center. It’s a system she and two other students pitched to Erlanger officials, suggesting they use it. Erlanger did decide to use it, and the system is

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Ana Rodas: Nothing is going to keep her from the kids

  A moment that almost didn’t happen will not be a moment too soon when Ana Rodas begins her professional nursing career two days after commencement. Rodas has wanted to be a nurse since her junior year at Nashville’s McGavock High School, where she was a strong student with more than her share of honors and recognition. Not only did Rodas discover her heart for service while on a

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June Matthews recognized by Erlanger

When Baroness Erlanger Hospital acquired one of the first heart-lung machines designed to keep patients alive during open-heart surgery in 1960, it was not long before it was used to successfully correct a defective heart valve in a male teen born with a congenital heart condition.  It was the region’s first open-heart surgery.

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